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What causes colic in newborns and babies?

What causes colic in babies and what does not cause colic. If it isn’t colic what else could be causing the problem?

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Birth plan- getting to hospital when having a baby

Pregnant and packing for hospital? Don’t forget to make a plan for how you’ll get there in time to give birth, bearing in mind that petrol tanks run empty and some cars have a habit of breaking down at all the wrong moments.

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Foster care & adoption - The Trauma and Grief Network (TGN)

Children and young people who are in foster care, out of home care or adopted can have complex needs

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Hair dye and pregnancy- all about hair treatments for pregnant women

Hair dye and other hair treatments are commonly used by women. However during pregnancy, many women wonder whether these strong chemicals might cause harm to their unborn baby. Get the low-down on what’s in hair dye and how it can affect your health and your pregnancy.

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1 week pregnant

The first week of pregnancy occurs before you actually conceive your new baby. It’s a little confusing - doctors begin counting the weeks of your pregnancy from the date your last menstrual bleeding started, not from the date you conceived. Conception, that very important moment at which your partner’s sperm fertilises your egg, does not occur until approximately two weeks after the start of your last period. However, your body is already preparing itself for pregnancy, should conception occur, so this week officially marks the beginning of the pregnancy.

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Baby cold tips for parents

Baby colds don’t need medicines but a baby with a cold does need lots of love and may need to see a doctor. For a quick overview of everything you should and shouldn’t do to look after your baby’s cold, see the tips for parents.

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Cough and sneeze etiquette | HealthEngine Blog

Cough and sneeze etiquette refers to simple hygiene practices everybody can take to prevent passing on respiratory infections like cold and flu to other people.

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What is colic? Signs of colic

Recognise the signs of colic crying and when it isn’t colic and you should take your baby to a doctor.

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2 weeks pregnant

When you are two weeks pregnant, your body is preparing for pregnancy but your egg has not yet been fertilised. Typically your egg will be released from your ovaries at the end of the second week of pregnancy and conception will occur on the first day of the third week of pregnancy. If you want to get pregnant, make sure you have plenty of sex this week so your partner’s sperm is ready and waiting to fertilise your egg.

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Risk factors for perinatal depression - Partners to Parents

Find out what risk factors increase the likelihood that you will experience depression and anxiety during pregnancy or following childbirth.

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